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[UK, UK-Scotland] Tobacco industry up to old tricks

“Japan Tobacco can spend millions of pounds on adverts but what their money can’t buy is facts. There are no new revelations here, just the same old tobacco industry up to its same old tricks – an industry which knows it has to recruit new customers to r
ASH Scotland
added Apr 10, 2013 08:46

[UK] VIDEO: Cigarette Giant JTI's Plain Packaging Advert Banned After Government Policy Claim Found To Be False

An anti-plain packaging campaign advert placed in national newspapers by one of the biggest tobacco giants has been banned after it was found to have made false claims about government policy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 13, 2013 11:28

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Attacks John Boehner in New Book / Bob Ney, who was imprisoned for his role in the Jack Abramoff scandal, has some scores to settle.

“He was a chain-smoking, relentless wine drinker who was more interested in the high life--golf, women, cigarettes ... his ties with a tobacco company were so tight that lawmakers could get free cigarettes from Boehner’s office
National Journal
added Mar 6, 2013 07:20

Big Tobacco-Backed Lawmakers Take Down Oklahoma's Anti-Smoking Bill

“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14

LAFRAMBOISE: About Those Tobacco Connections…

Even if tobacco never existed, the Tea Party would still be against red tape. ... Will Professor Glantz be writing a paper about these facts? Will he be declaring, in a press release, that both Al Gore and the WWF have “longstanding ties to tobacco compa
Mens News Daily
added Feb 12, 2013 12:37

[Mississippi] EVANS: Why can't state pass a law banning smoking in public places?

The means that Big Tobacco uses to defeat anti-smoking efforts is the same in Mississippi as it is in Washington: lots and lots of money. Our state leaders say they want to make improvement in the health of all Mississippians a top priority. They also s
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 11, 2013 10:12


GOAL Avert White House filing of federal suit MOBILIZATION STRATEGY Leverage third party relationships to: • oppose DOJ appropriations request for federal suit task force • oppose federal legislation enabling cause of action against the industry •
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Feb 6, 2013 05:50

Michigan Communications Plan - Federal Medicare Litigation & FET

Mackinac Center for Public Policy - a conservative think tank that has voiced its perspective on tobacco-related issues for many years and whose position has been in sync with the tobacco industry from business and economic perspectives. The center regul
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Jan 14, 2013 16:56

[UK] Tobacco giants’ plain talk on packaging ($$)

Tobacco giants’ plain talk on packaging
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 10, 2013 08:25

Call to Action! Submit Written Comments – Sec. 918 of Tobacco Act

4. Describe the effects switching to e-cigarettes has had on how much you smoke now. 5. Describe the health effects you have experienced as a result of switching to e-cigarettes (and/or snus).
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jan 4, 2013 03:22
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